Faculty of Education news
The Faculty of Education is pleased to welcome three new professors to our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology: Drs. Adam Dubé, Chiaki Konishi and Tina Montreuil.
The Faculty of Education is offering three new Special Topics courses in Health, Science, and Art & Social Media. The deadline to apply for these new courses is this Friday Sept, 18 at noon. Education students will find all the pertinent details in their McGill email accounts. We are now accepting applications for these three new Faculty of Education Special Topics courses.
During the month of September McGill will host the 14th Annual Pow-Wow (September 18) and the 5th annual Indigenous Awareness Week (September 21-25). McGill University’s Indigenous Awareness Week is designed to increase awareness at McGill about Indigenous peoples in Canada. The week honours the many Indigenous cultures across the country including First Nations, Métis and Inuit.
Dr. Claudia Mitchell, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, is the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from Mid Sweden University's Faculty of Human Sciences. This commendation, a result of her nomination by the interdisciplinary Gender Studies Forum at Mid Sweden University, will be delivered officially on October 9th, 2015.
Rachel Zellars, PhD candidate in our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), has written an opinion piece for the Montreal Gazette entitled "Canada's Long History of Racism". The article was published on Wednesday, August 18, 2015.
Dr. Victoria Talwar, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been cited by Vice in the recent article "The Ruler: My First Grade Teacher Used to Beat Me and I Am Only Seeking Help Now".
A petition started by McGill PhD student Rachel Zellars is asking Quebec's toponymy commission to rename 11 locations in the province. National Post's Katherine Wilton reported on the petition in an article published Thursday, "Change names of Quebec places with N-word in them, petition asks Quebec commission" (Katherine Wilton, Postmedia News, August 13, 2015). Over 600 people have signed the petition, reports Wilton.
Robert Houle (BEd 1975) was a recent winner of the $25,000 Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts. A member of the Sandy Bay First Nation in
McGill’s Faculty of Education is pleased to welcome back Catherine Essar, our Faculty Research Administrator in charge of the Faculty’s OFFERING services.
The Define the Line project team has launched a new website for children, www.kidsdefinetheline.ca. This new site is intended to help children, parents and educators navigate difficult topics such as cyberbullying.The Define the Line project addresses cyberbullying through:
Richard Lynn Studham, professor emeritus in our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, will be displaying his work A Paragon of Chivalry at Galilee Chapel in Durham, England, this autumn. The exhibit will be shown as part of Durham Cathedral's celebrations of the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta. Founded in 1093, Durham Cathedral -which houses Galilee Chapel, is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Armando Bertone, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been awarded a coveted Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) operating grant for a study entitled Assessing the Development of Elementary and Social Perception in Autism using Behavioural and Electrophysiological Approaches. Dr.